markka

noun
mark·ka | \ˈmär-ˌkä \
plural markkaa\ˈmär-ˌkä \ also markkas\-ˌkäz \

Definition of markka 

: the basic monetary unit of Finland from 1917 to 2001

First Known Use of markka

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for markka

Finnish, from Swedish mark, a unit of value; akin to Old Norse mǫrk mark

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